Deanna Carlyle is an award-winning American novelist and produced screenwriter with comedy and mystery credits in Germany. She studied classics at Stanford (B.A.), where she acted in theater productions and student films. Her comedic novels are published under the pen name Gwen Ellery, and she writes fantasy suspense as Imogen Bold.
Arts Council England sponsored Apprenticeships in Fiction award
Presidential Scholar in the Arts.
National Recognition and Talent Search Award
Bank of America Fine Arts Award
First Place, James D. Phelan Literary Award
First Place, Romancing the Novel Award
Purchase Prize Award, International Artists Book Show, Art Institute of Chicago
New York Film Academy: 12-Week AVID Film Editing Certificate
Interspherial Screenwriting School, Stuttgart: One-Year Certification
Unique traits: M.A. degree in applied linguistics, Stanford grad, multilingual